Marcus Alarik Norkaitis of St. Thomas has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to scouts, the Eagle Scout award. He will be recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the American Legion Hall, Sub Base.
Ron Harrigan, Ed. D., president of the Virgin Islands Genealogical Society (VIGS), has announced that the government of Santiago de Cuba has extended an invitation to the V.I. to participate in the 2016 Carnaval festivities.
On Sunday, Oct. 18, longtime E. Benjamin Oliver Elementary teacher Suzette Gomez-Smith was named the St. Thomas-St. John District 2016 Teacher of the Year at a selection luncheon themed “Hats Off to Our Educators.”
University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall will be honored with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) Educational Leadership Award. He will be presented with the award at a gala in Washington, D.C., in November.
Edna Eleanor Carty was born of humble origins on Oct. 10, 1915, on the beautiful island of St. Kitts. She was the eighth of nine children born to John and Mary Queeley. In 1973, she moved to St. Thomas, V.I.
Marvin L. Pickering, director of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue, has been elected to serve as the president of the All Islands Tax Administrators Association (AITAA) for a one-year term.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced the selection of Basil Ottley Jr. to serve as the new policy director at the headquarters of the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) in Washington, D.C. Ottl
Lena Kassab of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands, was one of 201 health professionals to graduate from Northeast Ohio Medical (NEOMED) University during its commencement ceremony on May 16 at the University of Akron's E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Center.
The artwork of St. Croix artist Lucien Downes will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Textile Museum of Canada’s Watercolour cultural project presented in partnership with the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan American Games being held in Toronto, July 10-26.
The Boys and Girls Club of America has awarded Lisa Hamilton, president of U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association (USVIHTA) the Champion of Youth Award for her diligent work with the organization.